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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: This map shows lakes, railroads, and rivers. An explanation of railroad lines with mileage in Wisconsin and total mileage for 1886 is included. Portions o...

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

Date: 1868 

Description: The wooden fence surrounding the Capitol Park. On the right is the railing at which horses were hitched, and some newly-planted trees. This view looks nor...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: This map of Sheboygan Harbor shows the river mouth and harbor, piers, wharfs, piles of old destroyed bridge wharfs, streets, and the lake shore from survey...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a Decoration Day parade, near what appears to be Capitol Park. A small crowd gathers at the edge of the street to view a military band...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated view over De Pere. In the foreground is the De Pere News Office and Post Office building. Behind it people are walking on the bridge over the Fox...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River, with wing dam on right.


Union Depot

Date: 1885 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the...



Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the flour mill district. The Cedar Street Bridge is in the background, and the mills are, right to left going back, the Winnebago Flour...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Street level view of a dirt road through a country town with pedestrians looking on, a horse-drawn carriage approaching and the facades of a few brick and...

Date: 1878 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kewaskum.

Date: 1846 ca.

Description: This map shows the plotting of the various townships in Wisconsin, both those that had been surveyed and some outlines for those which have not. A note in...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Lake Geneva with the Lake Geneva steamboat.


Fox River

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Fox River.

Date: 1875 

Description: This hand-colored map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named to...


Capitol (Third)

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison), surrounded by trees. When construction on the capitol was completed in 1868, the structure measured...

Date: 1848 

Description: This map by Increase Lapham shows the township and range system in southern and eastern Wisconsin as well as along the Wisconsin River in present-day Marat...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Presbyterian parsonage.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...

Date: 1881-03 

Description: Winter scene with men digging out the train tracks by hand after a big snow storm. Trees and a fence line the sides of the railroad right of way. Between F...

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